Located in Northwest Minnesota we are located in Walker at 100 Highland Ave NW overlooking Leech Lake in the heart of lake and pine country, surrounded by scenic fishing lakes and fertile prairies. The Walker and Park Rapids area offers much to its visitors and residents, including Itasca State Park and the headwaters of the Mississippi River, a quaint downtown shopping experience, the Heartland Trail for outdoor enthusiasts (biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling), great dining, golf, spas, a winery and much more! For those who enjoy a casino experience, two are within a short distance: Northern Lights Casino in Walker. For a complete list of area attractions, visit the Leech Lake Chamber of Commerce On the shores of Leech Lake in the Lakes area of Northern Minnesota. We are dedicated to performing plays and musicals about Minnesota and the Midwest. We also perform plays and musicals that have created history in Minnesota arts.
The mission of Minnesota Folklore Theater is to create, develop and present professional community based musical and dramatic productions that will further the knowledge and appreciation of the culture and heritage of the United States.
The Theater is dedicated to maintaining standards of artistic excellence; celebrating and illuminating the human condition; reaching a large audience of all ages, including families; and fostering a humanistic work environment with adequate and appropriate emotional, financial and creative support for all those associated with us. The Children's Theater Company at Minnesota Folklore Theater will create extraordinary theater experiences, and advance theater as a means of educating, challenging and inspiring young people.